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Kerry Parnell blames the internet and the demise of backpacking for our

Kerry Parnell blames the internet and the demise of backpacking for our
I think it comes down to two things; one is the demise of the Aussie traveller and the grand backpacking tours we used to make, from the 1970s to the early 2000s. As travel got cheaper and it became normal to fly round the world on a three-week holiday …
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With new gear, a backpacker is born
This is the second in a series of stories from a fledging backpacker's perspective as he learns what it takes to be a mountaineer. Two days after breaking the bank at three different stores, I decided to break in my new backpacking gear. Then I broke …
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